The Capote Tapes

The Capote Tapes
  • 2019
  • 1h 31min
  • Directed by: Ebs Burnough

Documentary about Truman Capote.

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Truman Capote left an indelible mark on American letters with landmark works that include Breakfast At Tiffany’s, In Cold Blood and Other Voices, Other Rooms. An individual as complex and intriguing as any of the characters he created, Capote was a fearlessly out gay man, literary titan and high society gadabout who found his celebrity status both seductive and destructive. Using previously unheard audio recordings and fresh interviews with some of the people who knew Capote best, Ebs Burnough has composed a revealing portrait of the man and his times.

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The Capote Tapes

25 Jan 20214 stars

Insightful and entertaining documentary about the esteemed writer and cultural icon

Described by teary-eyed talk show host Dick Cavett as a 'ballsy little guy', the incomparable Truman Capote is remembered with affection and resentment in this fascinating film from debut director-producer Ebs Burnough. As his USP, Burnough has audio…

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